Social Justice

This page features news and research related to social justice topics at Columbia University.

Columbia's Desmond Patton says law enforcement officials should analyze social media posts about grief and stress to prevent violent crime among yo

George Chauncey, the De Witt Clinton Professor of American History, recounts the history of protests against the rule that kept bars from serving h

For nearly four years, Richard Roderick has been at Columbia.

Courtney Cogburn, an assistant professor at Columbia’s School of Social Work, created a 12-minute virtual reality film, 1000 Cut Journey,

Alice Kessler-Harris set about amplifying the historical record of women through new methods of research.

You might not think that civil rights and graphic novels go together, but Georgia Congressman John Lewis has turned to the popular literary form to